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Chiye Tomihiro Interview

Date: September 11, 1997
Location: University of CA, Los Angeles
Videographer: Matt Emery
Densho ID: ddr-densho-1000-93
00:41:11
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Nisei female. Born December 20, 1924, in Portland, Oregon. Incarcerated at Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled first in Denver, Colorado and later in Chicago, Illinois. Former witness chair for Chicago area hearings of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC) and former chairperson of the JACL Chicago chapter's redress committee. Chiye Tomihiro passed away on October 21, 2012.
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Interview location: University of CA, Los Angeles Born in Portland, Oregon Segment 1 of 14 [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: University of CA, Los Angeles Life at the Portland Assembly Center: the shame of being visited by former schoolmates Segment 2 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: University of CA, Los Angeles Father's arrest by FBI Segment 3 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: University of CA, Los Angeles Leaving Minidoka for Denver with the Yasui family's assistance Segment 4 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history, Minidoka
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Interview location: University of CA, Los Angeles An unpleasant experience living in Denver Segment 5 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: University of CA, Los Angeles Getting involved in the Japanese American Citizens League Chicago chapter Segment 6 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: University of CA, Los Angeles Getting people to testify at the Chicago hearings Segment 7 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: University of CA, Los Angeles Impact of the commission hearings Segment 8 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: University of CA, Los Angeles Early attitudes toward redress Segment 9 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: University of CA, Los Angeles Commission hearings' attention from the non-Nikkei community Segment 10 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: University of CA, Los Angeles Building coalitions with groups outside the Japanese American community Segment 11 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: University of CA, Los Angeles Lobbying for support for redress within the community Segment 12 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: University of CA, Los Angeles Personal impact of involvement in redress movement Segment 13 of 14 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: University of CA, Los Angeles Thoughts on the legacy of the redress movement Segment 14 of 14 [ Previous segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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